An interesting, stiff leaved species with glossy, recurving, coppery-green leaves. The marginal spines are serrate. The inflorescence is quite tall, about 12 inches or more with long, leaf like scape bracts and strobilate branches with pointed bracts and white flowers. A rock dweller native to the caatinga of Bahia, Brazil and this clone was found about 200 km west of Salvador by Berg and Anderson in 2000. Rarely seen species.